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, and i approve this message. >>> sandy causing damage in ocean city, maryland. at this hour, the hurricane is picking up speed and should make landfall soon. thanks for staying with us for our continuing coverage as hurricane heads up the coast. i'm shawn indian say. >> and brian boller it. school closings already coming in as you might expect. find those scroll at the top of your screen. there's helpful information about shelters, numbers for power companies and more scrolling at the bottom of the screen. >> sandy should make landfall in southern new jersey; but the impact will be felt for miles and the worst is yet to come. at last check, the storm center was within 50 miles of the city. city. it is forming a powerful super storm like we've never seen before. >> for the latest let's turn to sue in the weather center. sue, i understand this storm about to make landfall near atlanta city. >> yeah. going to be real close. we just got the update from the national hurricane center. it's 0 miles to the south of atlanta city, 30 miles from cape may. so you can do the math. still
and had missed all of the school and football practice as well. and fairfax city police found his vehicle, the little league baseball field on picket road early in the morning tuesday morning. >> the vehicle was found to apparently -- and that was found by fairfax city police. we had injured the vehicle that was missing and that was found empty. at this point, police are not investigating this as suspicious; however, it's an unusual case given the context of the young man and his situation. it's unusual. >> reporter: again, fairfax county and city police are working together this evening, trying to find a missing woodson high school senior. brian glen has been missing since early monday morning when he dropped his brother off at school. we'll stay on top of the story and give you information as it develops. live in fairfax, karen gray houston, fox 5 news. tom? >> can't imagine what the parents are going through now. thank you, karen. >> exactly. >>> another teenager assaulted in springfield, virginia, and police are investigating whether the attack is linked to several others -- others. a
in the district, and now some city leaders want to do something about the fines they're generation. i'm bob barnard, we'll have details coming up. tails coming . >> a beautiful day today. almost fall-like with temperatures holding in the 60s and, of course, we started off pretty cool this morning. will this trend continue or do we see a bit of a warm-up around the corner? a first look at the forecast is coming up. stay with us, the news will continue. continue.  maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as governor, i can promise you, that money will go to education. that's the law and that's what we'll do. vote for question seven. but he's really creating debt. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as
, back into you, shawn. >> thank you. >>> new york city is reeling from the effects of sandy. check out the brooklyn battery tunnel. it is flooded with water levels nearing the top of the 12-foot 8-inch tunnel entrance. the storm surge leaving parts of queens under water. fox's john hody has the latest now from there tonight. >> reporter: i'm john hody in howard beach queens which is just off jamaica bay in the atlantic ocean. this is where hurricane sandy left a path of destruction. behind me i'm standing in parishing lot of the surf side motel and a parking lot of -- a parking lot of the surfside motel. the surge was so strong last night that it actually ripped apart all these docks along thin let at 1 point sending a dock up -- this inlet at one point sending a dock up through the parking lot into a building here. by the way, this motel was destroyed, but you can see the destruction along the inlet, the effect of taking out all the docks ripped apart on both sides of the inlet and throughout the afternoon residents here, victims of this hurricane, have been showing up, looking at th
. >>> and back to some of the unbelievable pictures coming out of new york city. this is the subway station and new york city's mayor said all of the 10 tunnels that carry new yorkers under the east river are flooded. limited subway service will resume tomorrow. buses will be used to make up for the lack of trains running between manhattan and brooklyn. meantime, two of new york's three major airports are back open today. the flights resuming slowly at jfk and newark. laguardia, though, still closed and this ivideo of trucks pumping water from the runways at laguardia. the airport officials are not sure when it will reopen. by the way, if you're flying through the area tonight or tomorrow, it's probably a good idea to check with your airline before you head to the airport. >>> wall street is back in business today. the new york stock exchange reopened. you may remember trading closed for two days because of sandy. the nasdaq resumed operations and this is the first time in 27 years that the exchange is closed for two days because of bad weather. >>> the storm might be over but sandy's impac
the ads metro stations. they up in subway stations in new york city and the judge said they must be displayed in the d.c. area no later than 5:00 on monday. the metro sportsperson said that metro will comply with the order and the ads will go up this weekend. robert muse of the american freedom law center joins us live by phone. the attorney for a blogger who sued the right to put up the ads and good to have you with us, sir. >> it's great to be with you, sir. jot real fear here from metro, and i think, new york subways as well was the potential violence in the middle east, after the movie depicted someone who was bad or equated as a fraud. you didn't see it this way? no, in fact to equate that violence to anything that -- is pure speculation. one of the things can you see, and i am sure one of the viewers will see, all of the activity and violence going in the middle east. in a civil society, if you object to speech, the response to that is not to engage in violence but more speech and we held the protection of the first amendment here in the united states and the judge upheld t
, what can rg3 expect in his first big trip to the seal city plus a positive update on amanda flesher. news at 5:00 continues after this. this. president obama: there's just no quit in n america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
? you've probably heard about the ban on large sugary drinks in new york city? well, guess what. now d.c. may also try to tighten up on the giant beverages linked to obesity. fox 5's beth parker has more on that one. >> reporter: it's almost like a war. but maybe a war worth fighting according to d.c. council member mary cheh. in the next few months she'll be talking to the fellow council members about battling big soda. >> in terms of children and the district of columbia particularly in certain areas as many as half the kids are obese or overweight. >> then it's up to parents, it's incumbent on parents to reduce the amount themselves, but that's really a decision that parents rather than mary chel and the d.c. council should make. >> reporter: there's a ban on large sugary drinks and d.c. council members brown and orange said they would support a similar ban. >> this is not something we can ignore. i know that people say well oh nanny state, nanny state. but i tell you what, if there's a serious public health problem, when hasn't the government looked to take steps to address it? >>
. >> reporter: now the city is implementing the sales tax act and food trucks are no longer immune. they have to charge customers 10% on every sale. >> oh, man, that's rough. >> everybody has to get their cut, right? >> i don't like paying more. >> it doesn't change my willingness to eat from food trucks. >> we're giving away free coconut macaroons because the tax today. >> this man thinks the tax is expensive. >> there is additional fees now for that too. >> steve who owns a catering service said he is fine to pay his fair share. >> at this point we are on the same playing field and should be treated as the others are. >> reporter: the first day of the tax going off without too many complaints. most customers still enjoy the convenience and the relatively inexpensive meal, despite the extra 10%. in downtown d.c., laura evans, fox 5 news. >>> the peanut butter recall is expanding. sunland incorporated is recalling more products after 30 illnesses, including almond butter, cashu butter, and others. the symptoms show up within 12- 72 hours after exposure. it is most dangerous to children, the e
. this morning, we did get the heavier rain showers moving west of i-95. here in the city, approaching an inch of rain, but along that montgomery county, loudoun county, a pathway there and as much as 2 1/2 inches for gaithersburg, more than that in places in loudoun county and that is where the heaviest of the rain was. we'll talk about that and have to make changes to the forecast and we'll let you 99 a few minutes. >> thank you, gain. >>> remember, you can check live doppler radar with the fox 5 weather app and download it on your droid, iphone or ipad g. to www.myfoxdc.com for more. >>> it's been years since the snipers terrorized our region. the police hunted for john allan mohammad and lee boyd malvo. they were linked to 10 shootings -- several shootings, including 10 in the d.c. area. the case is unforgettable for those of us living in the area at the time. the evidence has been locked away for years and eventually, some will be on display at a new downtown museum opening in 2015. beth parker got a look. >> reporter: three weeks of terror. while some would rather forget about the shooti
, this is not video from last year. find out what city already has four inches of snow on the ground. gary mcgrady, i would be so disappointed if that was here. >> i don't want to see that or think about snow. yeah, it did happen. a long way away from us, though. today, we have had temperatures in the 80s. tomorrow we're going to do the same and the first look at the forecast is coming up. i promise, no snow. [ female announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? barack obama and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. even on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on the middle class. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we can't afford four more years. number of students that wea lot of problehave.th the... resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr:
, it's the wild, wild west? it becomes dodge city. they lose their brownies, minds and manners and drive like bats out of hell, i don't think so. >> i think it's the money- raising activity. >> and something is rotten in the district of columbia and the stink is for millions and millions of dollars in ticket revenue. >> reporter: police say the traffic fatalities were cut in half since speed cameras were installed in 2001. >> we're look at the big picture and some slow down. >> and get the message, especially about 295. >> wake up, you're not on the interstate. >> and four of the top-10 mean- making cameras are on 395. >> they drive it like it's in a state and, voila, they end up with tops and tons of tickets worth millions of dollars. >> reporter: i am on camera on branch avenue and i have to lean out for to you see. you can't see the camera until you're on top of it. this camera generated $3.5 million the last fiscal year. where does that money go? well, the city said it goes into the general fund. in washington, beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> staying on the roads, the traffic
of new york city, east of manhattan in a place called hempstead, in long island. and right now the hall is under preparation and it looks like things are good to go. we are expecting about 80-84 uncommitted voters, voters who haven't decided yet who they are voting for or have an idea but can still be swayed one way or another. so those 80 - 84 people, you'll see them on stage tomorrow night with the candidates behind them, since they are doing the last minute preps, they say between 80-84 and not giving a specific number. hofstra is holding this debate in the second time as as -- in as many election sickles. and the president said it went so well the first time around that the presidential commission on debates decided to come back here for the second presidential election in a row and that's why they are doing it here. >> well, joe, we know these uncommitted voters are going to be giving the questions and we know this pool has been drown around from the area where you are. but folks might off-handedly thinking the state is overwhelming for the president. but there are pockets in long
their jobs and moving to some warmer climates into toenjoy their older years. >> what city is attracting the adults? >> it's striking how diverse this is. when everyone went to florida, one in four used to go to florida and now they still going tampba, but phoenix is popular, and then some people going to some places like portland, oregon, and that is one of the more common retirement magnets. >> and what is attracting the younger demographics? >> i think it's all jobs. mostly jobs. the unemployment rate here is low. there is good job opportunities. that is why you have seen people coming in to work for the government and to work for the businesses supporting the government. it's a great opportunity for young people. and it's becoming cooler and washington was never hip but it's hipper than years ago. >> and part of being hit, some people call it gentryification. i would imagine some of the older people were pushed out of the neighbors because their homes were reassessed and i would think that would not be possible for some folks. >> i think you right and that is what attracts other peo
-- joined again by paul wagner. you and i both n2004, remember when the city council -- to find the stadium. the washington post poll had 2/3 agreeing with the city council. >> yeah. >> and we're here in the play- offs and we see fans rolling out of here in the sixth inning. you wonder what is the big message? >> and there is natitude. >> i don't know what happened i had a blast at 10:30 this morning and we talked to fans in the park and the guy -- i got some folks to show me how they did it and. >> this is a natitude and this is what we found out. >> and what is your natitu deck, e? >> there -- natitude. there it is. whew! >> and they weregist getting started -- just getting started. >> what are you going to do with the towel? >> i'm going to wear it. ware the towels? >> yeah. >> where? >> on my head. >> you're not going to shake, shake, shake? >> and that is the towel. that's it. >> and then you have the old- timers. >> go nats. >> you got it. >> >> the natidue was everywhere. emily white brought it. >> i would love a thumbs up or smile. >> reporter: what she really wants is a date to the
:00 and there are enough clouds around us and some temperatures drop into this 40s in the city and in the suburbs, we probably will have some -- a couple of mid, maybe upper 30s out there before the sun comes you up and warms things tomorrow. we will be warmer tomorrow and we do start a gradual warming trend that should take us through the weekend for the most part. >> sounds like typical fall weather and what a beautiful time of the year with the leaves changing colors and all. >> and that is it again. >> yeah. >>> redskins don't have a lot of luck with kickers. you'll hear from the team's newest player and why he thinks he's the man for the job. >> and a redskins player ends up in a wrestling garb as we condition. [ barackck obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ femalele announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class fam
to give you an idea taking place. the frontal system is to the west of the city. it was supposed to be just to the east of the city late this afternoon. and that was where the chance of showers or the thunderstorms were going to be the greatest station father tote west and to i-95 this afternoon and evening and the thunderstorms firing up. and not moving quickly to the east and mostly moving to the north-northeast last night and that is going to be slow to get them to the east and to the bay. they will probably take two, three hours and i think they will dissipate as well and before they go past the bay. in terms of what is happening, we're going to use sentinel radar and drilling down tighter here. can you see the movement with everything here, and this is a lot of heavy rain moving up and down to i-95. we have one cell that is clearing, well, extreme eastern parts of prince william county there around dunphry and montclair and back to woodbridge, too and this is just crossing over the river into western parts of charles county. and waldorf, it's to the east, well to the west of
outside of the federal reserve building in new york city. the bomb was fake because the people he thought were helping them were undercover agents. we learned he considered targeting president obama or the new york stock exchange. the father said he is shocked by his son's arrest. [ through translator ] >> i don't believe a fearful boy like him can do anything risky. without any doubt, i can say he's not linked with this. >> fafis is from bangladesh. the father said his son went to the u.s. to study business in college. now, some lawmakers are saying it was just too easy for him to get a student visa. nafis is charged with attempting to use a weapons of mass destruction and at the same timing to provide material to al qaeda. >>> the trial of two prince georges county police officers accused of assaulting a university of maryland student during an offcampus civil disturbance nearly ended in a mistrial today? paul wagner is live outside of the courthouse in upper marlboro. this is a twistna thano one expected, right? >> reporter: no -- a twist that no one expected, right? >> reporter: no, w
them in bulk and they won't break the bank, right? >> yes. >> or go to party city. -- city. and there is some around town and buy them in bulk in many stores and online. >> great. >> and if you have an idea, send me an e-mail at laura's likes. there is no apostrophe in lauras, lauraslikes@wttg.com. your dad gave out fun things. >> he used to give out coins like nickles and things. we never got complaints. >> what a great idea. >> and. >> we should keep this rolling. >> into halloween? >> that is not going happen. >> okay. >> and we can hope, right? and this is not an you up-and- down week. clear skies, real good, the temperatures in the upper 60s to lower 70s and just gorgeous. there are some clouds and some shower activity to the west of us and this is coming through with clouds overnight tonight and may have some clouds. we will have some clouds around tomorrow. it's not as sin tomorrow. today, we were perfectly sunny and we'll be that way for tomorrow and we'll have some more clouds. listen, that is going to be real, real nice. okay. the temperatures out there right now.
that argument has been put to rest. so, what happens when you live exactly half way between each city? who do you cheer for? nats, o's, or both? we went to laurel today and posed that question. >> oh yeah, i like to see both teams go. i mean, the nats just as much as the o's. >> what happens if they play each other in the world series? >> even better. even better. >> then what do you do? >> get a two for one jersey. half o's, half nats. >> how about you? o's or nats? >> i'll be taking the o's. really could care less about the nats. >> 3-2, and a drive hit deep to left field. looking up, way back, it's gone. >> i definitely see more national fans down around this way. but it doesn't matter where i am. i'm an o's fan through and through. >> no soft spot for the nats? >> not really. >> yankees could be a swing away. >> if the orioles take us out, i'll be rooting for the o's all the way. >> really? >> absolutely. are you kidding me? yes. >> what about the nationals? >> i like the nationals, too. i think they have a really nice, strong, young team. >> so, scott and lindsey, i got
should have been fired. >> and the latest on the sex scandal forcing the police chief of a major city to step down. down. [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer, shook all the junk out of it. we're actually getting more for our money with fios. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade to verizon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online. just $84.99 a month, guaranteed for one year with no annual contract. there's at least three computers. [ girl 1 ] a tablet. [ woman 1 ] couple of gaming systems. we could all be running at the same
we love the city, ballpark and fans. >> reporter: teammates will square off tomorrow. jackson taking on carper ingam 3 and they have released times for game 4 and 5. game 4 is set here on thursday for 407 if the tigers beat the as today and they will move that to 5:07 on thursday. if necessary, game 5 will be 8:37 on friday. we'll send it back to you. >> as you said, they have a positive, upbeat attitude. i think we caught that the natitude. so you at 6:00 again tonight. >> you have to love that natitude. >> absolutely. you have to love the weather, too. what a difference from yesterday. it was beautiful out. >> what can we expect into the rest of the evening hours in yo and the low we have had today. later on tonight, i think, and tomorrow morning, we could have some fog and drizzle. shouldn't be a big deal, but we're expecting tomorrow afternoon. finally to get some sunshine and, of course, it's all important tomorrow. the nats will be playing and we would like to have some sun out there and make it nice for all of the fans and let's start with the temperatures. 62 degrees. gaither
pollution in virginia, maryland and d.c. concerned residents and city government worked to shut it down. they say the closure is a victory for people who live and work nearby. >> from this day on, the coal-powered fire plant you see here will stop blowing smoke and other pollutants into our air. from the city's perspective, the operation of the trgs facility has always been a public health and safety issue for the residents of alexandria. >> the mayor says he hopes to redevelop the site into commercial and retail space. >>> in decision 2012, election day is nearing, and more campaign signs are appearing on yards for both candidates. you may have noticed one candidate has a lot more signs out there than the other. northern virginia bureau chief jewel write carey takes a look at whether winning the sign war matters. >> reporter: it's not a very accurate way to keep score in a presidential race, but campaign yard signs definitely have their place. and get out the vote effort. in this mitt romney campaign office in arlington, keeping a well-stocked supply is one of this volunteer's duties.
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